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Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Due to sustained stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, and is continuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Greater Pierce*... [Read more]

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus on the Design Concept 1 for the new school (click... [Read more]

Celebrate New Years Eve at Burien Elks Lodge

Celebrate New Years Eve at Burien Elks Lodge

From the folks at Burien Elks #2143: Come Celebrate New Years Eve at the Burien Elks lodge with Dinner and Dancing! We will serve dinner from 6 – 8 p.m. – enjoy Steak and Lobster, potatoes, salad &... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: [EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff.] City/Airport... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Reasons to Speak Up About Speaking Out

CLIFF’S EDGE: Reasons to Speak Up About Speaking Out

The Burien City Council heard from The Seattle Times this week with what I would assume was unsolicited advice. Some might be surprised at The Times weighing in on the ongoing local dispute over a council... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday. The first two homes are newly constructed two-story,... [Read more]

Annual Christmas Toys for Kids event is this Sunday at Burien Elks

Annual Christmas Toys for Kids event is this Sunday at Burien Elks

Praisealujah and New Walk Church are joining with the Burien Elks for the 2017 Christmas Toys for Kids event this Sunday, Dec. 10, from 1 – 3 p.m. A Christmas Party will be held upstairs in the Elks... [Read more]

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police arrested a 24-year old man Wednesday night (Dec. 6) in connection to the death of a 2-year old boy in SeaTac last Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Dec. 3,... [Read more]

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PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos showing Wednesday night’s sunset and view of Mt. Rainier from Three Tree Point (click images to view larger version/slideshow):  Read More →

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Traveling “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” probably doesn’t include the fur-kids, but don’t worry…Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s Winterfest Tree Lighting (& Santa!)

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s Winterfest Tree Lighting (& Santa!)

On Saturday, Dec. 2, the annual Winterfest Tree Lighting – and rock star-like arrival of Santa (complete with police escort!) – took place at the Normandy Park Towne Center. Also on hand to entertain... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Rock in the New Year with the Molner Band at the Tin Room on New Year’s Eve

Rock in the New Year with the Molner Band at the Tin Room on New Year’s Eve

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Support our local library – join the Burien Library Guild at Jan. 8 meeting

Support our local library – join the Burien Library Guild at Jan. 8 meeting

Join the Burien Library Guild and support your library’s programs on Monday, Jan. 8. This meeting – which runs from 7 – 9 p.m. – is open to everyone and will be held at the library. More info... [Read more]

Discuss Black Lives Matter, homelessness & more on Thursday, Dec. 14

Discuss Black Lives Matter, homelessness & more on Thursday, Dec. 14

On Thursday, Dec, 14, join a discussion about Black Lives Matter, the struggles the homeless face and how to help improve the lives of homeless individuals in Burien with Renton’s Outstanding Citizen... [Read more]

Despite the sign, Burien’s St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church is NOT ‘For Sale’

Despite the sign, Burien’s St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church is NOT ‘For Sale’

There is a sign outside St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Olde Burien that has led some people to wonder if they were selling or closing: “We are not!” said Fr. John Forman. “In... [Read more]

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JOBS: Openings for Salon and Spa Professionals at Ola Salon

Openings for Salon and Spa Professionals (Burien) Compensation: commission or lease Employment type: employee’s choice Ola Salon is looking for some Stellar people to join the team. We are a fast-paced,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Wednesday is the deadline to donate to Berkshire’s Diaper Drive

REMINDER: Wednesday is the deadline to donate to Berkshire’s Diaper Drive

This Wednesday – Dec. 6 – at 5 p.m. is the deadline to donate to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Diaper Drive for TreeHouse. “Diapers or cash can be dropped off at our office... [Read more]

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers have by 6-0 vote approved a resolution asking county and state officials to look at the burgeoning growth of Sea-Tac Airport and figure out who is responsible for... [Read more]

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Monica Bretherton’s Art on display at Community Center through January

Monica Bretherton’s Art on display at Community Center through January

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of artist Monica Bretherton until the end of January, 2018. Monica began her artistic career in Denver Colorado, where she exhibited sculpture... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2017 3:45 p.m.: Chantae Leahy, the missing 40-year old woman, has been located in Lacey by the Lacey Police Department. She is said to be in good health. PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]